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BUENA PARK, CALIFORNIA

CSI: Intergenerational - Investigating Crimes Behind the Tape

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Program #15942RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for Aug 10 — Aug 15, 2014

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Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Located near Knott's Berry Farm, Disneyland Park, and the Angel Stadium of Anaheim, the Holiday Inn Buena Park is a 248-room, full-service "Green" hotel that maintains environmentally friendly standards. The hotel boasts a charming restaurant (Ventanas, which is open daily for breakfast and dinner), cozy cocktail bar, beautiful outdoor garden courtyard, fitness room, and the area's largest, outdoor heated pool and whirlpool as well as free high-speed wireless internet access throughout the hotel and guest rooms. The Holiday Inn Buena Park is near many of Southern California's most popular attractions. It is just minutes from Disneyland Park, Disney's California Adventure Park, Knott's Soak City, Knott's Berry Farm and the Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Free scheduled transportation is available to most Buena Park and Anaheim attractions.

Contact info:
7000 Beach Blvd.
Buena Park, CA 90620 USA
phone: 714-522-7000
web: www.hibuenapark.com/

Room amenities: All guest rooms are furnished with new flatscreen HDTVs boasting 20 high-definition channels and 50 premium satellite channels including HBO, CNN, ESPN; in-room movies, music and games; coffee/tea maker; iron/ironing board; hair dryer; voicemail; work desk with lamp; and free wireless high-speed Internet access in all rooms. All of the hotel guest rooms are strictly non-smoking.

Facility amenities: The hotel features an on-site health club; jacuzzi/spa; outdoor, heated swimming pool; on-site guest self-laundry facilities (washer/dryer) and dry cleaning and laundry valet service; room service; cash machine; safety deposit box; free access to email-only in the hotel lobby; gift shop and newsstand open daily; Hertz rental car desk on-site; and complimentary guest parking in the hotel garage. Concierge Services: Contact the hotel’s bell services desk to inquire about the many special rates they offer for local theme parks and to arrange for their complimentary scheduled transfers to Disneyland® Resort, Knott's Berry Farm, Knott's Soak City, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, Pirates Dinner Adventure Theater and the Buena Park Mall. Complimentary area shuttle is available within a 5-mile radius of the hotel. Wi-Fi INTERNET ACCESS: The hotel provides free wireless internet access in the guestrooms, lobby and public areas.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel directly for rate.
Call the hotel directly at (714) 522-7000 to reserve a room for additional nights before or after the program. Rates will be based upon room availability. Identify yourself as part of the Road Scholar group and state your program's start and end dates. Be sure to mention the special code “ROA” in order to see if a preferred rate applies. You may also send an email to reservations@hibuenapark.com

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, August 10 - Independent Arrivals
Afternoon: HOTEL CHECK-IN: Check into the Holiday Inn Buena Park Hotel after 3:00PM.

PROGRAM REGISTRATION: After you have your room assignment, come over to the Road Scholar table to register with the program staff and pick up your arrival packet which we'll review during our orientation session before dinner.

ORIENTATION: Begins before dinner. We'll have an overview of the program ahead and review the up-to-date schedule, responsibilities, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, any other administrative issues, and answer your questions. Please be aware that local circumstances may require adjusting program elements. In the event of changes, we will notify you as quickly as possible. We appreciate your understanding.

Dinner: Dinner at hotel

Menus are contracted for the program and are designed to offer balanced, healthy meals for the participants. In addition to the regular Road Scholar meal plan, this program offers a vegetarian meal option. Unfortunately, there are no other special meal options. Participants with special dietary needs should be prepared to avoid certain foods or supplement the regular meal plan as needed.

Evening: CROSSING POINTS: Participants and grandchildren introduce themselves to the rest of the group.

Enjoy the remainder of the evening getting to know your fellow participants and discovering what you share beyond a love of lifelong learning.

Lodging: Holiday Inn Buena Park Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Located near Knott's Berry Farm, Disneyland Park, and the Angel Stadium of Anaheim, the Holiday Inn Buena Park is a 248-room, full-service "Green" hotel that maintains environmentally friendly standards. The hotel boasts a charming restaurant (Ventanas, which is open daily for breakfast and dinner), cozy cocktail bar, beautiful outdoor garden courtyard, fitness room, and the area's largest, outdoor heated pool and whirlpool as well as free high-speed wireless internet access throughout the hotel and guest rooms. The Holiday Inn Buena Park is near many of Southern California's most popular attractions. It is just minutes from Disneyland Park, Disney's California Adventure Park, Knott's Soak City, Knott's Berry Farm and the Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Free scheduled transportation is available to most Buena Park and Anaheim attractions.

Contact info:
7000 Beach Blvd.
Buena Park, CA 90620 USA
phone: 714-522-7000
web: www.hibuenapark.com/

Room amenities: All guest rooms are furnished with new flatscreen HDTVs boasting 20 high-definition channels and 50 premium satellite channels including HBO, CNN, ESPN; in-room movies, music and games; coffee/tea maker; iron/ironing board; hair dryer; voicemail; work desk with lamp; and free wireless high-speed Internet access in all rooms. All of the hotel guest rooms are strictly non-smoking.

Facility amenities: The hotel features an on-site health club; jacuzzi/spa; outdoor, heated swimming pool; on-site guest self-laundry facilities (washer/dryer) and dry cleaning and laundry valet service; room service; cash machine; safety deposit box; free access to email-only in the hotel lobby; gift shop and newsstand open daily; Hertz rental car desk on-site; and complimentary guest parking in the hotel garage. Concierge Services: Contact the hotel’s bell services desk to inquire about the many special rates they offer for local theme parks and to arrange for their complimentary scheduled transfers to Disneyland® Resort, Knott's Berry Farm, Knott's Soak City, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, Pirates Dinner Adventure Theater and the Buena Park Mall. Complimentary area shuttle is available within a 5-mile radius of the hotel. Wi-Fi INTERNET ACCESS: The hotel provides free wireless internet access in the guestrooms, lobby and public areas.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel directly for rate.
Call the hotel directly at (714) 522-7000 to reserve a room for additional nights before or after the program. Rates will be based upon room availability. Identify yourself as part of the Road Scholar group and state your program's start and end dates. Be sure to mention the special code “ROA” in order to see if a preferred rate applies. You may also send an email to reservations@hibuenapark.com

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, August 11 - Introductory Classes
Breakfast: Breakfast at hotel

Morning: CLASS: Introduction to CSI: Investigating Crimes Behind the Tape

Crime Scene Investigator Staggs will help YOU detect the truths and un-truths of CSI television shows.

CLASS: Bring on the Bugs!

Forensic entomologist Faulkner will show how insects can tell us when the crime was committed.



Lunch: Lunch outdoors at hotel on the Gazebo Patio

Afternoon: CLASS AND HANDS ON EXPERIENCE: Lifting Evidence from the Scene of the Crime

Try your hand at lifting fingerprints.

Dinner: Dinner at hotel

Evening: CLASS: Documenting the Crime Scene

Sharpen that pencil and focus that lens---document the crime scene through notes, sketches and photography.

Lodging: Holiday Inn Buena Park Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Located near Knott's Berry Farm, Disneyland Park, and the Angel Stadium of Anaheim, the Holiday Inn Buena Park is a 248-room, full-service "Green" hotel that maintains environmentally friendly standards. The hotel boasts a charming restaurant (Ventanas, which is open daily for breakfast and dinner), cozy cocktail bar, beautiful outdoor garden courtyard, fitness room, and the area's largest, outdoor heated pool and whirlpool as well as free high-speed wireless internet access throughout the hotel and guest rooms. The Holiday Inn Buena Park is near many of Southern California's most popular attractions. It is just minutes from Disneyland Park, Disney's California Adventure Park, Knott's Soak City, Knott's Berry Farm and the Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Free scheduled transportation is available to most Buena Park and Anaheim attractions.

Contact info:
7000 Beach Blvd.
Buena Park, CA 90620 USA
phone: 714-522-7000
web: www.hibuenapark.com/

Room amenities: All guest rooms are furnished with new flatscreen HDTVs boasting 20 high-definition channels and 50 premium satellite channels including HBO, CNN, ESPN; in-room movies, music and games; coffee/tea maker; iron/ironing board; hair dryer; voicemail; work desk with lamp; and free wireless high-speed Internet access in all rooms. All of the hotel guest rooms are strictly non-smoking.

Facility amenities: The hotel features an on-site health club; jacuzzi/spa; outdoor, heated swimming pool; on-site guest self-laundry facilities (washer/dryer) and dry cleaning and laundry valet service; room service; cash machine; safety deposit box; free access to email-only in the hotel lobby; gift shop and newsstand open daily; Hertz rental car desk on-site; and complimentary guest parking in the hotel garage. Concierge Services: Contact the hotel’s bell services desk to inquire about the many special rates they offer for local theme parks and to arrange for their complimentary scheduled transfers to Disneyland® Resort, Knott's Berry Farm, Knott's Soak City, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, Pirates Dinner Adventure Theater and the Buena Park Mall. Complimentary area shuttle is available within a 5-mile radius of the hotel. Wi-Fi INTERNET ACCESS: The hotel provides free wireless internet access in the guestrooms, lobby and public areas.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel directly for rate.
Call the hotel directly at (714) 522-7000 to reserve a room for additional nights before or after the program. Rates will be based upon room availability. Identify yourself as part of the Road Scholar group and state your program's start and end dates. Be sure to mention the special code “ROA” in order to see if a preferred rate applies. You may also send an email to reservations@hibuenapark.com

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, August 12 - Bus Trip to law enforcement and forensics facilit...
Breakfast: Breakfast at hotel

Morning: FIELD TRIP: Law enforcement and forensics facility

Lunch: Lunch during field trip

Afternoon: CLASS: Wipe, Swipe or Castoff?

A forensic scientist will teach you how to read the bloody crime scene.

CLASS AND HANDS ON EXPERIENCE: "Making a Good Impression"

Learn how to read other clues left behind on the ground.

Dinner: Dinner at hotel

Evening: Optional mystery-related movie

Lodging: Holiday Inn Buena Park Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Located near Knott's Berry Farm, Disneyland Park, and the Angel Stadium of Anaheim, the Holiday Inn Buena Park is a 248-room, full-service "Green" hotel that maintains environmentally friendly standards. The hotel boasts a charming restaurant (Ventanas, which is open daily for breakfast and dinner), cozy cocktail bar, beautiful outdoor garden courtyard, fitness room, and the area's largest, outdoor heated pool and whirlpool as well as free high-speed wireless internet access throughout the hotel and guest rooms. The Holiday Inn Buena Park is near many of Southern California's most popular attractions. It is just minutes from Disneyland Park, Disney's California Adventure Park, Knott's Soak City, Knott's Berry Farm and the Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Free scheduled transportation is available to most Buena Park and Anaheim attractions.

Contact info:
7000 Beach Blvd.
Buena Park, CA 90620 USA
phone: 714-522-7000
web: www.hibuenapark.com/

Room amenities: All guest rooms are furnished with new flatscreen HDTVs boasting 20 high-definition channels and 50 premium satellite channels including HBO, CNN, ESPN; in-room movies, music and games; coffee/tea maker; iron/ironing board; hair dryer; voicemail; work desk with lamp; and free wireless high-speed Internet access in all rooms. All of the hotel guest rooms are strictly non-smoking.

Facility amenities: The hotel features an on-site health club; jacuzzi/spa; outdoor, heated swimming pool; on-site guest self-laundry facilities (washer/dryer) and dry cleaning and laundry valet service; room service; cash machine; safety deposit box; free access to email-only in the hotel lobby; gift shop and newsstand open daily; Hertz rental car desk on-site; and complimentary guest parking in the hotel garage. Concierge Services: Contact the hotel’s bell services desk to inquire about the many special rates they offer for local theme parks and to arrange for their complimentary scheduled transfers to Disneyland® Resort, Knott's Berry Farm, Knott's Soak City, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, Pirates Dinner Adventure Theater and the Buena Park Mall. Complimentary area shuttle is available within a 5-mile radius of the hotel. Wi-Fi INTERNET ACCESS: The hotel provides free wireless internet access in the guestrooms, lobby and public areas.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel directly for rate.
Call the hotel directly at (714) 522-7000 to reserve a room for additional nights before or after the program. Rates will be based upon room availability. Identify yourself as part of the Road Scholar group and state your program's start and end dates. Be sure to mention the special code “ROA” in order to see if a preferred rate applies. You may also send an email to reservations@hibuenapark.com

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, August 13 - Bus Trip to law enforcement and forensics facilit...
Breakfast: Breakfast at hotel

Morning: CLASS: Bullet Trajectory: Getting in the Line of Fire

CLASS: Suspects on Screen

Students help Captain Staggs recreate a suspect from memory on the computer screen.

Lunch: Lunch

Afternoon: FIELD TRIP: Law enforcement and forensics facility

Dinner: Dinner at hotel

Lodging: Holiday Inn Buena Park Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Located near Knott's Berry Farm, Disneyland Park, and the Angel Stadium of Anaheim, the Holiday Inn Buena Park is a 248-room, full-service "Green" hotel that maintains environmentally friendly standards. The hotel boasts a charming restaurant (Ventanas, which is open daily for breakfast and dinner), cozy cocktail bar, beautiful outdoor garden courtyard, fitness room, and the area's largest, outdoor heated pool and whirlpool as well as free high-speed wireless internet access throughout the hotel and guest rooms. The Holiday Inn Buena Park is near many of Southern California's most popular attractions. It is just minutes from Disneyland Park, Disney's California Adventure Park, Knott's Soak City, Knott's Berry Farm and the Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Free scheduled transportation is available to most Buena Park and Anaheim attractions.

Contact info:
7000 Beach Blvd.
Buena Park, CA 90620 USA
phone: 714-522-7000
web: www.hibuenapark.com/

Room amenities: All guest rooms are furnished with new flatscreen HDTVs boasting 20 high-definition channels and 50 premium satellite channels including HBO, CNN, ESPN; in-room movies, music and games; coffee/tea maker; iron/ironing board; hair dryer; voicemail; work desk with lamp; and free wireless high-speed Internet access in all rooms. All of the hotel guest rooms are strictly non-smoking.

Facility amenities: The hotel features an on-site health club; jacuzzi/spa; outdoor, heated swimming pool; on-site guest self-laundry facilities (washer/dryer) and dry cleaning and laundry valet service; room service; cash machine; safety deposit box; free access to email-only in the hotel lobby; gift shop and newsstand open daily; Hertz rental car desk on-site; and complimentary guest parking in the hotel garage. Concierge Services: Contact the hotel’s bell services desk to inquire about the many special rates they offer for local theme parks and to arrange for their complimentary scheduled transfers to Disneyland® Resort, Knott's Berry Farm, Knott's Soak City, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, Pirates Dinner Adventure Theater and the Buena Park Mall. Complimentary area shuttle is available within a 5-mile radius of the hotel. Wi-Fi INTERNET ACCESS: The hotel provides free wireless internet access in the guestrooms, lobby and public areas.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel directly for rate.
Call the hotel directly at (714) 522-7000 to reserve a room for additional nights before or after the program. Rates will be based upon room availability. Identify yourself as part of the Road Scholar group and state your program's start and end dates. Be sure to mention the special code “ROA” in order to see if a preferred rate applies. You may also send an email to reservations@hibuenapark.com

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, August 14 - Mock Crime Scene
Breakfast: Breakfast at hotel

Morning: HANDS ON EXPERIENCE Mock Crime Scene

Use newly found CSI skills to extract evidence from the 'crime scene'.

Prior to the program, participants are randomly divided into small groups and assigned to a mock crime scene time slot. Each group will visit the mock crime scene in 2-1/2 hours blocks of time throughout the day, beginning at 8:30 am. Therefore, Free Time on Thursday will depend upon which mock crime scene time slot you are assigned.

Enjoy Free Time when not assigned to the Mock Crime Scene.

Lunch: Lunch on your own

Afternoon: HANDS ON EXPERIENCE is continued.

Mock Crime Scene

Dinner: Final dinner and mock crime scene evaluation

Lodging: Holiday Inn Buena Park Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Six: Friday, August 15 - Careers in Criminal Forensic & Independent Depart...
Breakfast: Breakfast at hotel

Morning: CLASS: Closing the Case: Parting Shots and Crucial Evidence—Preparing for a Career in Criminal Forensics

HOTEL CHECK OUT: This concludes the program. We hope you have enjoyed our CSI Intergenerational program and will join us for other rewarding programs in the future. Best wishes for all your journeys!

Meals Included: Breakfast



Free Time Opportunities


Buena Park, CA
Anaheim/Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau800 W. Katella Ave.

PO Box 4270

Anaheim, CA 92803

Phone: (714) 765-8888

Comprehensive online guide to the wide variety of attractions, destinations, cultural sites, entertainment venues and restaurants in sunny Orange County.
For additional information, visit: anaheimoc.org/what-to-do

Buena Park Travel & TourismComprehensive online travel guide for the City of Buena Park and its many attractions.
For additional information, visit: www.buenapark-ca.worldweb.com/
City of Buena Park6650 Beach Blvd.

P.O. Box 5009

Buena Park, CA 90622-5009

Call (714) 562-3500, or E-mail: cityhall@buenapark.com

Contact the Buena Park City Hall for comprehensive information about the area for residents, visitors and business.
For additional information, visit: www.buenapark.com/

The OC Forever SummerInformative and detailed information about the cities and special tourist destinations of "The OC" (Orange County). Only available online. You may email your request for further information or send your questions to their email address at: webmaster@visittheoc.com
For additional information, visit: www.visittheoc.com/

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
10 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences

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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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